Required materials

Before you install StorageGRID, you must gather and prepare required materials.

Item Notes
NetApp StorageGRID license

You must have a valid, digitally signed NetApp license.

Note: A non-production license, which can be used for testing and proof of concept grids, is included in the StorageGRID installation archive.

StorageGRID installation archive

You must download one of the following StorageGRID installation archives and extract the files to your service laptop.

  • StorageGRID-Webscale-version-RPM-uniqueID.tgz
  • StorageGRID-Webscale-version-RPM-uniqueID.zip
Service laptop

The StorageGRID system is installed through a service laptop.

The service laptop must have:
  • Network port
  • SSH client (for example, PuTTY)
  • Supported web browser
StorageGRID documentation
  • Release Notes
  • Instructions for administering StorageGRID